WEEKEND ROUND UP
South Antrim 1-7 Belfast Harlequins (J.Brown)
Unfortunately the guys started 2016 just as they finished 2015, with a big defeat away to Quins. James Brown scored for South with a flick into the roof of the net following a well worked short corner. South’s defence were left exposed and poor marking let Quins pick out passes in the circle, allowing for easy deflected goals and tap ins, 5 of them to be exact, and 2 drag flicks added to their woes.
South Antrim 2nds 0-7 Lisnagavery 2nds
The 2nds also got a whipping today at the hands of league leaders Garvey 2s. A defeat was expected if truth be told, but Ian Glass is happy with the perfornamce.
South Antrim 3rds 1-2 Newry 3rds (G.Glass)
One run ended and one continued, unfortunately not the one that mattered. South 3rds lost for the first time this season but still hold on to top spot for the time being. George Glass continued is his goal scoring run with a peach today.
South Antrim 4ths 3-2 Derg Valley 1sts (C.Ullmann, A.Hamilton Jnr, A.Collins)
Captain Fantastic Graeme Alister spared the club from a whitewash of defeats this weekend as his side return as valiant heroes from Tyrone. Cameron Ullmann, Archie Collins and Alan Hamilton Junior scored.
South Antrim 5ths 1-2 Belfast Harlequins 3rds (I.McElhinney)
It all seemed to be going to plan for the 5ths when Ian McElhinney scored early on. However, at half time Quins made few impact subs and suddenly South were on the back foot and conceded twice, funny that.
South Antrim Ladies 1-0 Cooke Ladies (S.Neill)
The girls were a bit miffed about the preview I wrote. I like to think of it as inspiration. They were determined to prove me wrong and they did just that, putting on a complete display of hockey with fine goalkeeping from Heather Neill, superb defending and ruthless attacking. Steph Neill scored South’s goal.
South Antrim Ladies 2nds 3-6 Banbridge Ladies 4ths (R.Young, E.Rennie, L.Boomer)
Scoring wasn’t the problem for South 2s in this game, keeping them out was. A day to forget as Ban put 6 past them.
South Antrim Ladies 3rds 0-5 Owls 2nds
The girls had their chances but couldn’t score. Still, learning experience, onwards and upwards!